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A warm welcome to all non Dutch speaking visitors. Here you will find news items, background stories and exhibitions that are of interest from a international point of view.
The conquest of New York in 1673 by Cornelis Evertsen the Younger who came from Zeeland, based upon his journal which is part of the collection of the Zeeland Archives.
The city center of Middelburg was partially destroyed at the start of the Second World War. While other parts of Zeeland were heavily demolished in the aftermath of the liberation.
Do you have Zeeland ancestors ? Even when your family has lived in Zeeland for many generations, it is possible that you're actually a descendant of the Huguenots, the Salzburgers or the Scottish.
How an average Dutch man became known as Hero of the Artic in 1928. Sjef had risked his own life to save others and gave lectures about his adventures throughout The Netherlands for years on end.
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